POP UP

CATCH WHIM W’HIM AROUND SEATTLE PARKS AT SUNSET THIS AUGUST – FREE!

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August 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 & 27 | SEATTLE PARKS 

Summer pop-ups are back!

Join Whim W’Him for a series of free, outdoor appearances in Seattle-area parks this August, featuring a brand new creation by Whim W’Him dancers, Michael Arellano, Ashley Green, and Andrew McShea.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. PST.
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August 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 & 27 | SEATTLE PARKS 

Summer pop-ups are back!

Join Whim W’Him for a series of free, outdoor appearances in Seattle-area parks this August, featuring a brand new creation by Whim W’Him dancers, Michael Arellano, Ashley Green, and Andrew McShea.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. PST.
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Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for latest updates and details!

August 18, 2021
7:30PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 19, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 20, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 25, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 26, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 27, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 18, 2021
7:30PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 19, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 20, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 25, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 26, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

August 27, 2021
7:30 PM

SEATTLE
PARK

FREE

CHOREOGRAPHER

MICHAEL ARELLANO

he/him/his

Originally from Rochester, Michigan, Michael attended Western Michigan University graduating with a B.A. in dance and a B.S. in psychology. Here he performed works by choreographers including Aszure Barton, Kyle Abraham, and James Gregg. In 2017 he studied abroad at the University of Roehampton in London, England, and completed the BalletBoyz Dancer’s Course. In 2019, he joined GroundWorks DanceTheater as a company artist. He has also performed work by Iztok Kovač at Dock 11 while attending the b12 Berlin Workshop Festival.

CHOREOGRAPHER

ASHLEY GREEN

she/her/hers

Ashley was born and raised in Charleston, SC where she began dance at a very young age. She trained in a variety of styles including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and hip hop. Ashley followed her passion for dance at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, where she performed works by Peter Chu, Aszure Barton, Kyle Abraham, and Garfield Lemonius, to name a few. In April 2020, Ashley graduated from Point Park University earning her BFA in Dance with a concentration in Modern dance.

CHOREOGRAPHER

ANDREW MCSHEA

he/him/his

Andrew, from Leesburg, VA, began his training in ballet and jazz at the Loudoun School of Ballet. He earned a BFA in Dance from Point Park University, under the direction and mentorship of Rubén Graciani. Andrew has performed works by Andrea Miller, Micaela Taylor, Zack Winokur and Julia Eichten, and many others. He has also worked with Patrick O’Brien Dance Project, Peter Stathus Dance, and Gallim Dance before, most recently, joining DanceWorks Chicago.

CHOREOGRAPHER

MICHAEL ARELLANO

he/him/his

Originally from Rochester, Michigan, Michael attended Western Michigan University graduating with a B.A. in dance and a B.S. in psychology. Here he performed works by choreographers including Aszure Barton, Kyle Abraham, and James Gregg. In 2017 he studied abroad at the University of Roehampton in London, England, and completed the BalletBoyz Dancer’s Course. In 2019, he joined GroundWorks DanceTheater as a company artist. He has also performed work by Iztok Kovač at Dock 11 while attending the b12 Berlin Workshop Festival.

CHOREOGRAPHER

ASHLEY GREEN

she/her/hers

Ashley was born and raised in Charleston, SC where she began dance at a very young age. She trained in a variety of styles including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and hip hop. Ashley followed her passion for dance at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA, where she performed works by Peter Chu, Aszure Barton, Kyle Abraham, and Garfield Lemonius, to name a few. In April 2020, Ashley graduated from Point Park University earning her BFA in Dance with a concentration in Modern dance.

CHOREOGRAPHER

ANDREW MCSHEA

he/him/his

Andrew, from Leesburg, VA, began his training in ballet and jazz at the Loudoun School of Ballet. He earned a BFA in Dance from Point Park University, under the direction and mentorship of Rubén Graciani. Andrew has performed works by Andrea Miller, Micaela Taylor, Zack Winokur and Julia Eichten, and many others. He has also worked with Patrick O’Brien Dance Project, Peter Stathus Dance, and Gallim Dance before, most recently, joining DanceWorks Chicago.

VISION

Enriching lives by investing in imagination,
illuminating that art exists within each and everyone

POP UP – SUMMER 2020

Choreography by Olivier Wevers

Greenlake Park
Seward Park
Jefferson Park
Myrtle Edwards Park

POP UP – SUMMER 2020

Choreography by Olivier Wevers

Greenlake Park
Seward Park
Jefferson Park
Myrtle Edwards Park

DANCERS

  • MICHAEL ARELLANO
  • LIANE AUNG
  • JANE CRACOVANER
  • NELL JOSEPHINE
  • JIM KENT
  • ANDREW MCSHEA
  • KARL WATSON

BEHIND THE SCENES

Exploring, intimately and in wider perspective, the creative process of Whim W’Him and our many collaborators—in the studio, behind the scenes and onstage.

DANCERS

  • MICHAEL ARELLANO
  • LIANE AUNG
  • JANE CRACOVANER
  • NELL JOSEPHINE
  • JIM KENT
  • ANDREW MCSHEA
  • KARL WATSON

BEHIND THE SCENES

Exploring, intimately and in wider perspective, the creative process of Whim W’Him and our many collaborators—in the studio, behind the scenes and onstage.

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